MSLE training

 Orton-Gillingham/MSLE instructor and a group of adult trainees engaged in professional development

What is MSLE?

Multisensory Structured Literacy Education, which incorporates the Orton -Gillingham approach, is a systematic phonics-based approach to literacy education that requires students to use more that one modality (auditory, kinesthetic and visual) when learning new concepts and practicing already taught concepts.

What aspects of literacy does MSLE training include?

The Children's Dyslexia Center - Bangor's MSLE training includes instruction on how to teach letter to sound correspondences, orthography, morphology, phonological awareness, vocabulary building, fluency, and comprehension using a multisensory approach.

When is the training offered and who is eligible?

The year long training is offered yearly.  Each training course begins in the spring and is open to any professional who holds a bachelor's degree and successfully passes a background check.  See the MSLE training brochure and 2018-2019 training syllabus for more information.  

How do I apply for MSLE training at the Children's Dyslexia Center - Bangor?

A Children's Dyslexia Center - Bangor Registration Form and a Trainee Application with all the supporting documentation must be submitted 3 weeks prior to the first class.  An in-person or phone interview with the Center director is required as well.  The training course is limited to 6 participants per year.